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BASF becomes 'supporting' member of the Forum for Sustainable Palm Oil

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 15:29
BASF have become the latest member of the Forum for Sustainable Palm Oil (FONAP), joining the initiative as a âSupporterâ of sustainably produced palm oil for the German, Austrian and Swiss markets.

Process labels can ‘stigmatise’ otherwise healthy foods, study finds

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 15:15
Certification labels can confuse consumers and stigmatise foods that do not carry a mark, despite being otherwise healthy, a new study suggests.

Industry reacts to Italy's origin law

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 14:34
All food and drink produced or packaged in Italy must give the name and address of the processing factory on pack, or face a heavy fine. We asked food manufacturers how it will affect them.

Patented fresh flavour tech promises to rivitalise stale ready meal category

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 12:11
Freeze-drying is great for locking in colour, nutrients and tasteâ but not the âfresh aromaâ profile of herbs, according to Givaudan, whose patented âtop noteâ flavours promise to revitalise the taste of processed ready meals.

Sea buckthorn-whey protein encapsulation: A boon for sports nutrition?

Fri, 20/10/2017 - 12:00
Sea buckthorn extract microencapsulated in whey protein isolate, demonstrates an antioxidant activity that suggests a role in sports nutrition and other various nutraceutical applications

Dynamic pricing – an unrealised threat for food brands and e-retailers

Thu, 19/10/2017 - 15:39
Technological advances are heralding in a new era of dynamic pricing â what does this mean for the food sector?

How is Europe's starch industry gearing up to become a global player?

Thu, 19/10/2017 - 15:19
After nearly 50 years of restrictions and quotas, Europeâs starch industry can produce as much isoglucose as it wants. But with freedom comes responsibility, warn policymakers. So what is industry doing to prepare?

The future of food: Europe focuses on circular economy solutions

Thu, 19/10/2017 - 15:16
European regulators and researchers are focusing on developing circular economy solutions to some of the worldâs greatest challenges: health and climate change.

Mamey an untapped exotic flavor for candy, says Aromatech

Thu, 19/10/2017 - 11:23
Latin American fruit mamey is an underused tropical flavor for confectioners, says French flavor house Aromatech.

French food prices to be linked with production costs

Thu, 19/10/2017 - 10:28
French food prices will be set on the basis of producersâ costs, according to a farm-to-fork legislative change proposed by President Macron that has been welcomed by producers, manufacturers and retailers alike.

UAE’s ambitions on track to stay food secure

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 16:41
New estimates suggest that the Middle East will consume nearly 60m tonnes of food annually by 2050 due to soaring population growth, putting pressure on governments to find ways to secure their supplies.

Oman’s biggest dairy project could fulfil 87% of national milk demand

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 16:30
An Omani integrated dairy project could be worth as much as US$2.7bn to the national economy over the next decade.

Saudi makes food security play through Black Sea grain joint venture

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 16:21
The Saudi Agriculture and Livestock Investment Company (Salic) has joined the UAEâs Al Dahra in a SAR5bn (US$1.3bn) joint venture to invest in the Black Sea region.

Officials disrupt Egypt’s wheat supplies in protest to losing jollies

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 16:09
Government inspectors furious at losing their travel perks are behind the disruption of wheat shipments to the worldâs biggest buyer.

Rabobank promotes sustainability, security and health through innovation project

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 15:59
Smartphone apps that push personalised health messages in real time are just one of a number of innovations that Rabobank wants to kickstart as part of a new project.

Battle lines drawn in German debate on meat substitutes

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 15:41
Controversy is mounting over how vegetable-based meat substitutes should be labelled in Germany as draft regulations backing âmeaty namesâ is released.

Portugal plans tax attack on salty snacks in 2018

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 15:11
Portugalâs State Budget proposal for 2018 proposes a new tax on foods that have a high salt content â including potato chips, cereals and crackers â in an effort to curb the nationâs unhealthy consumption patterns.

Europe puts food waste in the spotlight

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 14:55
The European Commission has launched new guidelines to combat food waste by redistributing excess food products.

Stop-start fasting method effective in tackling obesity, study thinks

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 12:00
Sporadic periods of fasting over four months may prove fruitful in obese people and those with metabolic disorders, after a study observed benefits to health after only six weeks.

Omega-3 fish oil supplements linked to lower CHD death risk: Study

Wed, 18/10/2017 - 12:00
Omega-3 fish oils are associated with a lower risk of dying from coronary heart disease, according to a study that highlights the protective effect of complementing the diet with these supplements.

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